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5:00 a.m. on this thursday, december 10. here's what's happening. >> a nasty crash in delaware left a car wrapped around that tree. >> we have disturbing details how a young student smuggled hypodermic meetings into a school. >> karen is off, and we have david murphy and matt pellman with traffic. good morning. >> reporter: we have couple of sprinkles and light showers across the region. even where it is not raining you'll notice the sidewalks are a little wet. this is not a big deal, the
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heaviest stuff is off the coast and pushing into ocean county. they are in southern montgomery county and bucks and southern delaware, chester county and philadelphia away from the active rain. might see drizzle in some of the places. there's cloud cover up to the west of us, that's going to break up. we'll transition quickly to partly sunny skies. 49 degrees in philadelphia. this is the other part of the story you step outside and you can feel how much nicer it is temperature-wise. in allentown 47 a couple of spots down south holding on to the 50s. a spotty shower around between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. east of philadelphia. 47 is the 6:00 a.m. temperature, 48 by 8:00. comfortable in that cooler part of the morning. 57 degrees by noon, a high of 60 and we'll hit this around 3:00 p.m. and then back down to 52 by
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6:00 p.m. winds are light today. better numbers coming as we head toward the weekend and in through the weekend, matt pellman. details coming up. >> reporter: wind is light this morning, traffic is light, as well, which is a good thing because we have a few issues out there, including an overturned truck in salem county. the action cam was on the scene southbound lanes of 295 in pennsville exit number 1. it was carrying metal, you saw the metal all over the roadway. as the cleanup continues the left side of the road is closed heading toward the delaware memorial bridge. the good news you can see that the speeds are not too bad stay to your right as you head toward the dmb in new cattle county. in tucker town we have a downed pole blocking off route 9 bygif.
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burlington bristol bridge open at 5:30, head to the turnpike connector bridge instead. westbound vine is open on this thursday morning. a delaware driver has a lot to be thankful for after being rescued from this tangle of metal the action cam was on the scene in wilmington. police say the driver was going east when he lost control and slammed into that tree. as you can see the crash nearly split the truck into two parts, the driver is recovering at christiana medical center. what caused the crash is under investigation. parents at one philadelphia school are outraged and scared they want to know how and why a second-year-old got needles into her second grade class. let's go over to and she's got
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more. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, tam, five students went to the hospital after they were stuck with needle after a child brought them to school. the district sent out letters to parents, but parents say that's not enough. >> she was chasing us. >> reporter: with the needle? >> yeah. >> reporter: what did you do? >> i ran. >> reporter: did she get you? >> no. >> reporter: we are not showing the face of this child after he was taunted by a student chasing them with a needle. >> this is not nothing to play with, this is needle. you don't know where the needles came from. >> reporter: the school district is investigating how the second
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grader got ahead of the dangerous objects. >> reporter: did they have anything in them? >> we don't know that. we know that it came from a child's home. >> reporter: yesterday an wednesday, four of the five students that were taken to the hospital did return to the classroom. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> thank you, annie. the reward has doubled in an effort to find a person who threw a severed pig's head at a mosque in philadelphia. mayor nutter announced a two thousand dollar reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. last night peta added $2,000. delaware valley received new citizens at the delaware county media courthouse.
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they said it was unsettling. >> you can't ban all muslims. >> it's add when you see this, it's kind of scary, but when you think about what america stands for, it was a country built by immigrants, makes me feel there's hope for tomorrow. >> the new citizens are from 19 different countries. >> 35:06. happening today, president obama will sign legislation aimed at no child left behind initiative. the white house said the president will sign the bill call the every student succeeds act into law. local officials have will have greater power to respond to underachieving schools. sweeping liquor 'forms are advancing in the pennsylvania senate. a party line vote sent the
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legislation toward a floor vote in the chamber as early as today. some 14,000 holders of takeout beer licenses will be able to sell up to 4 bottles of wine. >> another wave of wet weather is set to hit a battered pacific northwest. an oregon woman was killed when a tree felony her home. crews had to stabilize the home's rain-soaked foundation before entering it. two others escaped with their lives. i notice a little rain on my way in this morning. >> reporter: some of the roads are damp. some of the rain is moving to the east of philadelphia at this point. as we look at storm tracker 6 live double scan we're not being inundated. heavier rain off the coast, and bits of pieces of precipitation across south jersey some it in bucks and montgomery county and trenton. but it is pushing off toward
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new york fairly quickly this morning. as we look outside we have plenty of clouds behind the rain. those will be with us for the next couple of hours before we break sun back into play. 49 degrees in philadelphia. the other big story weather wise is the milder air. we talked about it yesterday, it's not going to be as cold as the last couple of mornings. places like reading it feels good. 49 degrees by trenton. 48 degrees in wilmington, currently. and 52 in cape may. similar numbers in dover and atlantic city at this early hour. so there's the satellite view and the radar view of the rain showers popping through, they will be pushing toward the east of us and push away as we go through the morning commute. out to the west you'll start to see holes open in the clouds, eventually we'll transition to partly sunny skies. future tracker 6 by 9:00 we'll see the sun come back, by 1 or
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2:00, a fair amount of sunshine and few fair weather cumulus clouds hanging around. 56 is the high, winds are light. down the shore, 60 degrees is the high partly sunny, light winds. in philadelphia we'll go for a high of 60. partly sunny winds light out of the southwest at 6 to 12 miles per hour. here's how the numbers will climb. we're starting out at 8:00. 48 degrees, 53 by 11:00. 59 by 2:00 the high of 60 around 3:00 p.m. 55 by 5:00 p.m., as late as 5:00 p.m. not bad. where is the cold? santa has it up in the north pole. we have a mass of cold air building. a decent snow pack, as well, supporting the cold air. the ridge in the jet stream is building back even stronger over the next several days. into the weekend we'll not have to worry about the cold air.
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we'll get warm air shooting up the coast that will make a difference for us. friday only two off the record, we'll tie the record on saturday and sunday, probably beat it. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, pretty nice numbers overall, today's high, 60. still on the mild side sunshine coming back pretty quickly this morning. nearing a record high on friday with the 63 two of the record of 65. record territory saturday if we hit 65 we'll tie the record. nice weather for the army-navy game. 3:00 p.m., 63 degrees. that's a nice football forecast. record warmth for eagles fans on sunday. if you're sitting on the sunny side of the stadium you might want to peel down to a t-shirt. 68 degrees is the high in the afternoon, that would smash the old record of 65. still looks mild on monday, the
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change, though is a front coming in producing clouds and periods of rain, windy, mild, but not great. back in the 50s on tuesday and wednesday. i want to remind you that tonight at 7:30 we have our winter storms special, it's a half-hour special the weather team put together. i know it doesn't feel much like winter's wrath, but we are expecting colder air for the second half of the winter. i do a piece on on what causes the differences. a georgia man jumped three floors to escape a home invasion. tam we're seeing the first cars move on the ramp from the schuylkill expressway eastbound to the vine street expressway eastbound, everything is reopened on the vine.
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overnight construction cleared out of the way. we'll check construction spots in other areas and overturned tractor-trailer. >> hear from the force awakens director j.j. abrahams, later. what makes this simple salad the best simple salad ever?
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philadelphia international airport, a little warmer today, right now than it was yesterday.
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51 degrees, getting up into the 60s today. another unlate fall like day. >> you'll hear people saying put the top down. >> reporter: some people are missing the colder weather, but some of us are happy. coming out of the burbs, this morning we would be happy if the traffic conditions stuck around. montgomery mall at dekalb pike, 15 days until christmas. hanukkah we finished our 4th night, if you celebrate hanukkah, happy hanukkah. at the montgomery mall everything is a-okay. construction on the northeast extension and mid county has
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cleared out. triple b is going up head to the connector bridge. couple of lanes blocked in cinnaminson. in salem county we have an overturned truck along 295 southbound side by pennsville route 49. there's the truck that flipped over at 1:45 a.m. it was carrying metal. there was metal that spilled out all over the roadway. they are in the process of cleaning that up, but for now the left lane is blocked heading southbound toward the delaware memorial bridge. time for the waze app. out in the lehigh valley not a bad ride, but a vehicle is stopped on the road 78 eastbound near old orchard in bethlehem.
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watch out for that that disabled vehicle. a atlanta at that man died after jumping from the balcony of his apartment escaping robbers. this is the surveillance video of the three men. he jumped from the third floor balcony after he heard someone kick in the door. $25,000 is being offered to find the robbers. rahm emanuel's popularity is plunging and law lawmakers is own party are calling for recall. protesters accused emanuel of using lawyers to suppress police video. emanuel apologized for the shooting death shown on the video of laquan mcdonald.
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jason vandyke faces first degree murder charges in his death. supreme court is divided over race as it looks at affirmative action in college admissions. abigail fisher was denied admission because of black students getting lessor qualifications. black students benefit from a slower track school. 5:18. find out why american middle class is no longer the majority. an anonymous angel is granting early christmas wishes at a toy store in massachusetts.
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>> new on "action news," several families in new england have reason to celebrate this holiday season. an anonymous donor is paying off
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layoff orders for strangers in massachusetts. one customer said she was near tears when she heard 175-dollar purchase was paid off. the person paid off a total of $20,000 worth of purchases. they have named the unknown donor the lay away donor. >> that's wonderful. >> reporter: i love that they are happy to remain anonymous. very nice. let's head outside this morning, a little damp on the roads. live in south philadelphia along i-95. the upside of the girard point bridge as you head toward broad street. midday construction 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the northbound side of the girard point bridge. everything is fine as you head southbound toward the airport. overnight construction in newark by rewsters ice cream is blocked.
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>> reporter: we have 50s and heading up to the 60s. 49 degrees by 9:00 a.m. mild to start out. 57 by noon. 3:00 p.m., 60 that's the high. no worse than partly sunny skies through the day once we get rid of the morning cloud cover. sprinkles and showers you see, they will be done quick. on the big board all green aircraft. no major rain right now. matt. >> actually i'll take it, david. thank you. in "healthcheck" this morning feeling like grench grinch won't shorten your life. studies have linked happiness to long gift, but research -- gone gone -- longe the vit >> reporter: a new study finds
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less than 50% of all adults are in the middle class households. the middle class was 61%. another study finds all day breakfast is bringing new customers into mcdonalds. a third of the customer buying breakfast have not been to mcdonald's for a while. >> the skies will get friendly for united airlines, free snacks coming back to economy pass for passengers. >> the airline realizes that flying has not been fun lately. united did away with free snacks ten years ago. now will other airlines follow? >> that's america's money, have a great day.
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>> in the morning buzz, the director, could writer and could producer, star wars had a simple task. put out a movie the old fans would like. keep the entire plot secret until its release on december 18. on second thought, j. j. abrams had a near impossible job. >> beyond how to do this, this movie is happening. >> it is. it's funny it's been a long time, three years, but it's still a little crazy, but it's happening.
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but we had an amazing experience. the whole thing has been kind of surreal and at the same time it's gone on long enough it's definitely really a movie. i know we made a film. >> he talked about the magic of seeing the first star wars movie and how important was to pay respect and homage to the original trilogy. he owns l films. paying it forward, details on one church's extra generous tip to a pizza delivery driver. several fire crews battle a fire at an auto shop for two hours an find out why
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>> new on "action news" a four wheeler burst into flames and the fire is so intensity burns a nearby house. a child chasing classmates with hypodermic needles. parents are demanding answers. >> scattered clouds are clearing and accuweather is tracking sun and temperatures in the 60s. delightful indeed. good morning it is 5:30, thursday, december 10. let's go over to david murphy and matt pellman who is filling in your karen rogers. good morning. >> reporter: it feels mild as you step outside this morning which is nice. some of you might be dealing with a lingering sprinkle or shower, they are falling apart and move toward the east. for another hour or so that could be an issue for you. there will be holes in the clouds and you'll get sun back this morning. >> reporter: 49 degrees in philadelphia. with light winds it feels so much more comfortable when you step outside this morning than the last couple of mornings. 27 in allentown one of the cooler spots

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